President to launch task forces to expedite economic policies` implementation

28 June, 2016 | Source: Antara News

President Joko Widodo plans to launch four task forces on Tuesday to lead and expedite the implementation of 12 economic policy packages issued by the government so far.


"Tomorrow, these (task forces) will be officially declared. The President has asked for the establishment of the task forces. A press conference will be held to explain these and their assignments," Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Darmin Nasution said after a coordination meeting at his office here on Monday.

The four task forces include Task Force I on policies, campaign and dissemination, Task Force II dealing with completing regulations and expediting them, Task Force III will be in charge of evaluation and impact analysis and Task Force IV will deal with case settlement and handling.

Darmin informed that as chief of Task Force I, the trade minister would issue a statement about his task force tomorrow.

Sofyan Wanandi, the chairman of the vice presidents expert team, will be the chief of Task Force IV and will announce the extent to which the economic policy packages have been realized.

"Tomorrow, it will be made known which regulations have been successfully implemented and which ones need to be accelerated. Also, it will be known as to which cases have been settled. We will give out as much information as possible tomorrow," he stated.

Darmin explained that the four task forces have been specially established to coordinate and settle cases found hindering the economy and investment.

"We have received many kinds of complaints. In a lot of cases, the announcement will be made by the President. Small cases are not included here," Sofyan stressed.(*)


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